Body of water

any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface

A body of water or waterbody is any collection of water on a planet's surface. A body of water can be still (like a lake) or moving (like a river).[1]

A fjord in Scotland

Bodies of water include the following types:


  1. "Science in Your Watershed - General Introduction and Hydrologic Definitions". Retrieved 2020-09-23.